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Friends of Simon (FOS) recruits, prepares, and assigns university students as literacy tutors in the Lower Mainland, particularly with newcomer kindergarten to grade 12 students. With partner schools and community agencies, FOS works to increase school success through after-school programs in small group and individualized settings. For more information about Friends of Simon, please see: http://www.sfu.ca/education/fostutor.html.

Junior Achievement (JA) is a non-profit organization that brings financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness skills into the classroom through hands on learning delivered by community volunteers. With programs for students in grades 5-12, JA helps to give students the confidence and skills they need to become the next generation of business and community leaders. The SFU Surrey - TD CEC and JA partnered to offer a financial literacy workshop for students in grades 5-9 called “Dollars with Sense”. For more information about Junior Achivement, please see: http://british-columbia.jacan.org.

Moving Forward Family Services offers "pay what you can" counselling services to individuals and families. Services are provided by insured and highly qualified, fully supervised Registered Clinical Counsellors, Registered Social Workers with Masters Degrees, and interns from accredited Masters of Counselling Psychology or Masters of Social Work programs. For more information, please see: http://movingforwardfamilyservices.com/.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.

SFU Career Services currently offers workshops to SFU students on valuable workplace and work search skills that are easily adapted for the community. Career Services are offering a career workshop to youth in the Pre-Employment program (offered in partnership by the Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society) at the SFU Surrey - TD CEC. Both parties hope to collaborate on future activities. For more information about SFU Career Services, please see: http://www.sfu.ca/career.html

The SFU  Surrey - TD CEC partnered with Continuing Studies to offer a workshop called “Keys to Career Development for Immigrants”. In this workshop, participants learned five major characteristics of newcomers who establish successful careers in Canada and are introduced to valuable community resources. Experienced employment consultants offered advice to newcomers who are doctors, nurses, accountants, entrepreneurs and engineers. The workshop was held on January 25th, 2014. For more information about Continuing Studies, please see: http://www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies.html.

Enactus is a global organization that uses entrepreneurial action as a catalyst for progress, taking the concepts of social entrepreneurship and the triple bottom-line to heart. Enactus SFU is open to all students at Simon Fraser University. The SFU Surrey - TD CEC and SFU Enactus have partnered to offer multiple programs such as the “Count On Me” and “Media Minds” workshops. The SFU Surrey - TD CEC and Enactus are both committed to continue working together for the benefit of the community. For more information about SFU Enactus, please see: http://enactussfu.com.

 

The Simon Fraser Public Interest Research Group (SFPIRG) is a student-funded resource centre dedicated to social and environmental justice. PIRG's were established across North American campuses in the 1970's and 80's as a way for students to advocate for positive social and environmental change. SFPIRG was set-up by students on SFU's Burnaby campus in 1981! Their mission is to engage students in social and environmental justice. Areas of work include education, action, research and community. SFPIRG has done loads of amazing work over the years and has positively impacted the lives of students and the wider community. For more information or to get involved, visit www.sfpirg.ca

SOAR Philanthropic Society is a registered non-profit organization in British Columbia fostered by a large group of highly motivated students seeking to make a positive impact within the community.

SCWIST is a non-profit association that promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science, engineering and technology.